8 days in Azores Itinerary

8 days in Azores Itinerary

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8 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

3
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Lagoa Verde / Lagoa das Sete Cidades (in Sete Cidades) and Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra, OMIC - Observatorio Microbiano dos Acores, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, explore the activities along Furnas, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, and take in the dramatic scenery at Salto do Cabrito.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada day trip planning app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Ponta Delgada. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Sete Cidades, Serra da Barrosa Viewpoint
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

4
nights
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitória, translated as the Beach of the Victory, is a municipality in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Step out of Praia da Vitoria to go to Angra do Heroismo and see Santa Barbara Church, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Angra do Heroismo, explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, and take in nature's colorful creations at Duke of Terceira Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Praia da Vitoria vacation builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ponta Delgada to Praia da Vitoria. In April in Praia da Vitoria, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Angra do Heroismo, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional
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Swim with Dolphins
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

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